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20 Historic Photos Shown In Extraordinary Color

History comes to life when seen in vibrant color.

1. Abraham Lincoln by Alexander Gardner, taken in February 1865.

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2. Times Square, D-Day, 1944.

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3. Two young children have a drink and smoke aboard a boat in 1955.

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4. A young John F. Kennedy immediately after his graduation from Harvard, in the summer of 1940.

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5. Louis and Lucille Armstrong at the Sphinx, Jan. 28, 1961.

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6. Coney Island, circa 1900–1910.

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7. Boxing match aboard the U.S.S. New York, July 3, 1899.

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8. Post officers show off their brand-new "Autopeds" scooters, Washington, D.C., 1917.

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9. Captain Walter "Waddy" Young and his crew pose in front of their caricatures on their B-29 Superfortress, Nov. 24, 1944.

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10. Two U.S. soldiers of C Company, 36th Armored Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, seek shelter behind an M-4 Sherman tank at Geich, Germany, on Dec. 11, 1944.

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11. Observer on Iwo Jima, February 1945.

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12. Performer Sarah Vaughan, circa 1946.

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13. Aircraft of the Imperial Airways refueling at Samakh, October, 1931.

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14. A farmer's son playing on one of the large soil drifts of the "Dust Bowl". Liberal, Kansas. March, 1936.

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15. A soldier stands next to a sling cart used for moving captured artillery during the American Civil War, Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, circa 1865.

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16. President Abraham Lincoln meeting with General George McClellan at Antietam, Oct. 3, 1862.

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17. The March on Washington, Aug. 28, 1963.

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18. A young man flipping burgers in Crowley, Louisiana, October 1938.

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19. Daredevil Jammie Reynolds in 1917.

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20. Peatwy Tuck of the Meskwahki, 1898.

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Courtesy of the Boston Public Library. / Via Jordan J. Lloyd / Dynamichrome (Instagram: @dynamichrome)

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